Jets split with Albert Lea
Anthony Iaquinto scored two goals and added an assist to help the Albert Lea Thunders split a weekend NAHL series with the Janesville Jets at Albert Lea, Minn.
Iaquinto scored goals in the first and second periods to stake the Thunder to a 2-0 lead, and Albert Lea went on to record a 5-1 win over Janesville’s first-year expansion team.
Rui Encarnacao scored Janesville’s only goal in the third period, while Jet goalie Matt Wichorek made 45 saves in suffering the loss.
ALBERT LEA 5, JANESVILLE 1
Janesville 0 0 1—1
Albert Lea 1 1 3—5
AL—Anthony Iaquinto (Brian Nehring, Bryan Mitchell), pp, 10:15.
AL—Mitchell (Iaquinto), :30. J—Rui Encarnacao, 11:32. AL—Alex Niestrom, sh, 12:43. AL—Patrick Kinkopf (Matt Johnson, Niestrom, en, 17:07.
Saves—Matt Wichorek (J) 45, Joe Rogers (AL) 44.